Ryan worked as a city manager, HOA chief executive and has an honors BA in Political Science and graduate work in Public Administration. He now writes full time and lives with his wife, Colleen, in the beautiful (and earthquake prone) South Island of New Zealand.
Kate Armitage has been a published author since 1996 and is the proud mother of five children. She holds a BA and MA in Elementary Education and teaches 5th grade full time. She is married to Clinton, and their family lives in Washington state.
Writing as a father - daughter team, Kate Gordon is the outlet for a new action oriented fantasy romance series, Ninth Crossing. Initially planned for three books, only time will tell how the elves treat our main character, Reagan Sullivan, a Secret Service agent assigned to protect the Vice President of the United States.
Kate Gordon is the Pen Name of established authors Gordon Ryan and Kate Armitage.
Gordon Ryan has been a published author since 1994, writing in the political - military thriller genre, as well as historical fiction. He has over a dozen novels available on Kindle at Amazon. He served as a Recon Marine immediately after the Cuban missile crisis, and in the Air Force during the Vietman era.